In association with the Hamilton Public Library's Power of the Pen Contest.
In association with the Dundas Valley Orchestra since 2015.
In association with the Hamilton Public Library's Power of the Pen Contest.

da Vinci Science Fair Award *  (xxx)
The Association did not offer this award due to Covid-19 retrictions at the BASEF.
2019Anne JingProject ATTIS: An Assistive Aid for Parkinson's Patients  (piezoelectric vibrators to stimulate Parkinson patient's wrist to improve hand coordination)
2018Jeffrey KlinckCANROD – Computer assisted navigation and obstacle detection  (wearable ultrasonic sensor for the blind)
2017Sadhana JeyakumarHLA: A Map for a Road Less Travelled  (human leukocyte antigen)
2016Bridget Le DonneIt's a Colourful Life  (Synesthesia)
2015Aaron GomesMicrowave Assisted Extraction of Polyphenols from Cocoa Powder
2014Catharine BowmanThe Effects of Apigenin, Diosmetin and Chicoric Acid on TNFa and COX-2 levels of Stimulated RAW 264.7 Macrophages  (Effects of certain plant compounds on tumour growth rates.)
2013Eisha AhmedAra h Proteins, Peanuts, and Parasites

Maitland Banting Silver Quill Award *

2022Kezia HartThirty-five Dollars per Month
2021Natalie BegleyI Am Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Len LuHonourable Mention:  Dear Aaron
Zoe SmithHonourable Mention:  Never Safe
2020Rand AmerTales of Being Black in a White World
Sarah VanDoodewaardHonourable Mention:  The Audition
Mikaela HartHonourable Mention:  Silene Capensis
2019Nicola LawfordBangkok Underwater
2018Samantha PottsKate Walks Into a Bar
2017Lili SimpsonThe Jungle
2016Nicola LawfordA Detailed Account of a Girl Who Loved a Boy, Among Other Things
Hannah T RosalesHonourable Mention:  Toolboxes and Telephones
Julie ShaddHonourable Mention:  An Acadian Tale
2015Lauren O'DonnellPrincess Charming
2014Anju XingVerisimilitude
2013Stefan RadenkovicThe Big Blue Sky

Young Musician Award *

2021Gabriel KlassenVoice
2020Aanya GrewalFlute
2019Max ChenTrombone
2018Hannah ThompsonClarinet
2017Amelia McNiven FontaniViolin
2016Philip DarleyCello
2015Lindsey RyndersObo

Young Poet Award *

2022Olivia GringhuisMoment of Tangency
2021Casey Kisielewskinight(time)
Kristen Van KampenGiraffes for Tea
2020Mikaela Hartcrepuscule
Gladys KozyraHonourable Mention:  Where I'm From
2019Sue LeeGirl in a Tree
2018Mikaela HartThe Star Girl
Illyria VolcansekModern Butterfly
2017Nuri SongAlpha Centauri
2016Maeve JenkinsonRecording
Rachel TurnerA poem for no one who wants to read it
2015Jace PetkauThermopylae
Srinidhi ShawHonourable Mention:  Veiled Twilight
2014Faith ParéDynamo
2013Lisa JefferiesThe Death that Autumn Brings
Evelyna Kay Honourable Mention:  a promise to emilia, who sadly could not join us here today